SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
  l Revealed Preference theory was propounded by        Biology
    P. A. Samuelson.
                                                          l Following are correct
  l Gross Domestic Product is defined as the value
                                                            ä         AIDS is a retroviral disease
    of all final goods and services produced in an
    economy in a year.                                        ä       AIDS disease spreads due to homosexual and
                                                                      bisexual relations
  l An exceptional demand curve is one that moves
    upward to the right.                                        ä     Due to AIDS, ano-genital warts are formed
  l Production function explains the relationship         l       Deep fried food materials are carcinogenic be-
    between initial inputs and ultimate output.                   cause they are rich in Fats
  l Urjit Patel has been appointed the Governor of        l       The toxicity of Copper metal leads to liver cir-
    RBI after the retirement of Raghu Ram Rajan.                  rhosis.
  l The Draft of the Five Year Plans in India is ap-      l       If the radius of blood vessels of a person decreas-
    proved by the National Development Council.                   es his/her blood pressure will increase.
  l In Economics the terms ‘Utility’ and ‘Usefulness’     l       Cell or tissue death within a living body is called
    have different meaning.                                       as Neutrophilia.
  l Nature of unemployment in agriculture in India        l       Insufficient blood supply in human body is re-
    is only seasonal and only disguised.                          ferred as Ischemia.
Physics                                                   l       Typhoid is caused by Salmonella typhi.
                                                          l       BCG immunization is for Tuberculosis.
  l Name of S. Chandrashekhar is associated with
    Astrophysics.                                         l       Besides carbohydrates, a major source of energy
  l Bolometer is used to measure Temperature.                     in our food is constituted by Fats.
  l A soap bubble shows colours when illuminated          l       The limb bones of children become bent if there
    with white light. This is due to Interference.                is deficiency of vitamin D.
  l The instrument used to see the distant objects        l       Leprosy bacillus was discovered by Hansen.
    on the Earth is Terrestrial telescope.                l       A medicine which promotes the secretion of urine
  l A person is hurt on kicking a stone due to Reac-              is called Diuretic.
    tion.                                                 l       The chemicals released by one species of ani-
  l  The fuse in our domestic electric circuit melts              mals in order to attract the other members of
    when there is a high rise in Current.                         the same species are Pheromones.
    Diving board is an example for cantilever beam.
  l
                                                        Miscellaneous
  l  It is difficult to cook rice at the top of a moun-
    tain.                                                 l       Bachhendri Pal was the first Indian woman to
  l A dynamo is a device which converts mechani-                  scale the Mount Everest.
    cal energy into electrical energy.                    l       Vijayalakshmi Pandit was the only Indian wom-
  l X-rays were discovered by Roentgen.                           an to be elected as the President of U.N. Gener-
  l Clay is highly plastic.                                       al Assembly.
                                                          l       ‘RAF’ is the abbreviated form of Rapid Action
Chemistry
                                                                  Force.
  l Major gaseous pollutant of the thermal power
                                                          l       Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya (Iraq) team defeated Ban-
    station is SO2.
                                                                  galuru FC (India) team in the AFC (Asian Foot-
  l The National Chemical Laboratory (India) is lo-
                                                                  ball Confederation) 2016.
    cated in Pune
  l Column A (Product)            Column B (Source)       l       Stan Wawrinka won the U.S. Open Tennis Men’s
                                                                  Singles in Sep 11, 2016.
    (a) Formic acid               Ants
    (b) Citric acid               Lemon                   l       After the terrorist attack of 26th November, 2008
    (c) Tartaric acid             Tamarind                        in Mumbai, Sh. P. Chidambaram was appoint-
  l Commercially, sodium bicarbonate is known as                  ed as the Home Minister of India.
    Baking soda.                                          l       John Kerry has been appointed as the secre-
  l An emulsifier is an agent which stabilises an                 tary of state by Barak Obama.
    emulsion.                                             l       The Sanjay Chopra Award 2016 has been given
  l Mortar is a mixture of water, sand and slaked                 to 15-year-old Master Sumit Mamgain of Utt-
    lime.                                                         arakhand.
  l The tip of the match-stick contains Red phos-         l       The Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2016 was
    phorus.                                                       awarded to Manoj Kumar.
  l The process of removing calcium and magne-sium        l       M.S. Dhoni has been awarded the Rajiv Gandhi
    from hard water is known as Water softening.                  Khel Ratna Award for the year 2007.
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